George Lucas Educational Foundation

Brian Kissman

Brian Kissman is an author, educator, consultant and public speaker whose goal is to end the literacy crisis in the US and beyond by providing teachers, parents and students with groundbreaking and engaging learning tools anchored by scientific research. Brian's core belief is that learning to read with proficiency and developing the language arts (reading, writing, conversation, and presentation) from early childhood are key skills to ending our literacy crisis and closing the achievement gap.

Brian's innovative approach to learning has been developed through years of experience with numerous research-evidence best practice programs.

Areas of Interest: 
Literacy and Learning Best Pratice

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